What’s New at Sanctuary Cove

10 September 2021

It’s been an exciting few months at Sanctuary Cove, with new restaurants and retailers opening; and the already comprehensive dining and retail offering expanding. There’s never been a better time to eat, drink and shop at Sanctuary Cove, so get the low-down on who’s moved in and who you should be checking out during your next visit!

Destino Wine & Cocktail Bar

They had us at “wine & cocktail bar”… Destino is the new kid on the block, shaking insta-worthy cocktails that look as good as they taste! Their menu pays homage to a holiday on the Greek islands, which, in 2021, we are welcoming with open arms. Cocktails like a Mykonos Mule, Santorini Spritz and Destino Aperol Spritz will have you feeling like you’re far far away from after work drinks, and on a never ending vacation instead. Meditteranean flavours flow through to their food menu, offering tapas style share plates and charcuterie boards. The Destino team have sourced meats, cheeses and antipasti elements from all over the world, bringing you a deliciously authentic dining experience. Live music sets the tone every Saturday, so head to their website to see who’s playing and book a table!

Destino Restaurant at Sanctuary Cove
Destino Restaurant

Rosé Gelateria
Scooping up over 24 flavours of creamy, artisan gelato, Rosé Gelateria will be your afternoon, after dinner or girls night in go-to! Kick back and immerse yourself in the dreamy blush and gold fitout, whileyou lick traditional, dairy free and plant based flavours. Classics like chocolate hazelnut and zesty lemon will always be a winner, however if you’re keen to try something different, Italian pistachio, rock salt caramel and vegan mascarpone may tickle your fancy. The hardest decision won’t be which flavour you choose, or whether it’s in a cup or a cone.. it’ll be what else you purchase, with shelves stocked with local wares from a number of Australian small businesses. Fresh bread and pastries, locally roasted coffee, naturopathically formulated tea and handmade confectionery will make your visit extra sweet. Rosé Gelareria’s menu of flavours and products is vast and constantly evolving, so be sure to pop in and see what’s on the scoop. Visit their page for more information.

Rose Gelateria at Sanctuary Cove
Rose Gelateria at Sanctuary Cove

Opening in early July, FINEPRINTCO brings high quality craftsmanship, extraordinary artists and iconic photographers to Sanctuary Cove’s art scene. The FINEPRINTCO team believes art is for everyone and as such, have partnered with a highly curated network of creatives to bring a range of stunning prints to a number of locations across Australia. Most well known for their exclusive collection with photographer Slim Aarons, the relaxed, luxurious poolside undertone of his works fits in perfectly with the Sanctuary Cove lifestyle and community. The Slim Aarons collection can be printed on professional grade resin paper or as Colour C-Type Prints, notable for their continuous tone and vibrant colours. The team also offers framing and hanging for each size artwork to make the entire process simpler for you and safer for your piece. Visit the FINEPRINTCO website to view not only the Slim Aarons collection, but a range of local and international artists and photographers whose works can be purchased.

Premium Rates Apply. A desert house in Palm Springs designed by Richard Neutra for Edgar J. Kaufmann. Lita Baron (far left) approaches Helen Dzo Dzo (left) and Nelda Linsk, wife of art dealer Joseph Linsk. Original Artwork: A Wonderful Time - Slim Aarons   (Photo by Slim Aarons/Getty Images)

Chim Thai
Fresh, flavourful and elevated thai flavours have landed at Sanctuary Cove. Chim Thai is open 7 days a week, offering casual waterfront dining, takeaway and delivery. Using a combination of modern and traditional flavours and techniques, their menu features mid-week takeaway favourites like pineapple fried rice, pad thai and spicy larb; as well as special occasion treats like soft shell crab curry, seared hokkaido scallops and crying tiger wagyu beef. The team at Chim Thai value consistency and quality- so rest assured you’ll have a great meal every time you visit. Visit their website to make a booking or order online.

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Chim Thai at Sanctuary Cove

Studio Eclettico
Since their humble beginnings in 2017, the powerhouse hair and beauty team at Studio Eclettico have continuously grown and expanded before finally arriving at their dream space in Sanctuary Cove. Offering everything from hair and brows to lashes and body treatments, Studio Eclettico’s team of professionals have decades of experience between them and they really can do it all! Their large and ever-growing client base is an indication of their commitment to high quality workmanship and personalised service. Visit their website to view Studio Eclettico’s extensive service menu, or pop in and visit the newly renovated salon for a complimentary consultation.


Red Steakhouse
Premium steaks are a common theme on menus throughout Sanctuary Cove… but Red Steakhouse has taken this to the next level by offering the largest selection of steaks on the Gold Coast. Everything from grass fed, to grain fed and wagyu steaks are available, with the piece de resistance being a 350g, 400+ day aged grain fed Rostbiff from the Sunshine Coast. In true steakhouse fashion, the sides menu is designed to be shared, and the steak menu to be simply enjoyed. An extensive wine menu allows a perfect pairing for any steak or meal, and the knowledgeable team are more than happy to make a recommendation based on your palette. The Red Steakhouse team have travelled far and wide to create long-standing relationships with farmers, suppliers and wine makers. The menu has been cultivated over time to create a deeply personal dining experience, accompanied with high quality service and a unique atmosphere. Visit their website to make a booking or order online.

Red Steakhouse
Red steakhouse at Sanctuary Cove

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